Kay To Play In NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Saturday
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Jan. 14, 2014

CINCINNATI - Former University of Cincinnati signal-caller Brendon Kay (Marine City, Mich./Marine City) will take part in the 2014 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl presented by Panini on Saturday, Jan. 18 at StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, Calif.

Kay will be one of 110 talented draft-eligible seniors competing in the all-star game this weekend. The most up-to-date rosters can be found here: http://collegiate.nflpa.com/2014rosters/

Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised live on ESPN2. ESPNU will also air live broadcasts from practices on Wednesday, January 15 and Thursday, January 16.

Kay became only the fourth quarterback in Bearcats history to throw for 3,000 or more yards in a season. The sixth-year senior, who played through injuries all season, finished with six 300-yard games in the regular season, going 262-of-395 for 3,302 yards and 22 touchdowns. He added six rushing touchdowns and gained 276 yards on the ground. He earned American Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors after going 29 of 50 for 386 yards and two touchdowns in a 24-17 victory over Houston.

Kay set the school career mark for completion percentage (.654) and the single-season record for completions with 262. Kay's 3,302 yards was the second-best single-season mark in school history.

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Game sponsors include Panini, PrimeSport, EA SPORTS, Fandeavor, Gatorade, Uber and McDonald’s.

For one week preceding the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl presented by Panini, participants will receive an in-depth introduction to the union – the primary resource for information on the business of football and how to succeed in the NFL and in post-football careers.

Pro-football players and coaching legends will work with the game’s future stars, giving them first-hand insight on what it takes to win on and off of the field. Dennis Green and Dick Vermeil will serve as the head coaches for the American and National Teams.